It is not clear exactly how the dogs helped avert heart disease, or whether getting one directly led to better health, cautioned the paper's senior author Tove Fall, who is also an associate professor in epidemiology at Uppsala University.
A new study says that having a dog may keep your heart healthy in the old age.
In Sweden, pet owners are required to register their docs since 2001. They are also studying the gut microbiome of dog owners. People who live alone with their dogs see their risk for death decrease by about 33%, and their chances of dying from a cardiovascular disease goes down by 36%.
As a single dog owner, an individual is the sole person walking and interacting with their pet as opposed to married couples or households with children, which may contribute to greater protection from cardiovascular disease and death, said the study. "Alternatively, it could be reverse causality - people who are fitter and more active are more likely to own a dog".
The data found that dog owners tend to be younger than non dog owners, as well as residents of areas with a lower population density AKA probably not a horribly polluted city.
The scientists added that owners of dogs who were originally bred for hunting, like terriers and retrievers, were found to have the lowest rates of heart disease among the group of 40 to 80-year-olds examined. (Jesus Christ) Fenton was a hunting breed.
This guy is fit because his dog is fit, you get me?
Dogs could alleviate social isolation, depression and loneliness, the study said. The researchers compared the health of people who owned and didn't own dogs by cross checking with Sweden's detailed dog ownership databases. But the authors of the study attempted to clarify the reasons further. There is some inherent quality that a dog has that tears at your heart when it looks at you with puppy eyes and the wagging tail.
The National Turkey Federation will foot the bill for the birds' lodgings, as it has in the past, according to the White House. Past birds have stayed in the W Hotel before being sent to Mount Vernon after they are pardoned, according to Time Magazine .
Since 2015, an Arab coalition led by Saudi Arabia has been fighting to defend Yemen's internationally recognized government. Hariri cited Iran and Hezballah for meddling in regional affairs and expressed fear of a plot to assassinate him.
As the Earth rotates on its axis once in a roughly 24 hour period, a slowdown in rotation thus impacts the length of a day. They found five periods when there had been significantly higher numbers of large earthquakes compared with other times.
The potential deal came to light November 3 when a Wall Street Journal report said the companies were in "advanced" talks. Goldman Sachs & Co LLC was the financial adviser to Marvell, while Qatalyst Partners LP and J.P.
Internationally, Justice League grossed $185.5 million in 65 markets including China, which led the way with $51.7 mill. So if Lady Bird , a movie with a budget of $10 million, scored a $94 million opening weekend that would be tremendous.
The location of the noise coincides with the route the submarine would have taken on the way to its home port in Mar del Plata. The Argentine Navy continues to coordinate with worldwide allies in the search for its submarine, a media report said.
Pink took her career to new heights on Sunday night by scaling a building during her American Music Awards performance. We needed that power to help us heal from hurricanes, wild fires, hate, and hatred-fueled violence.
Members of Rajput Karni Sena thanked the CM for what they called was a complete ban on the movie's screening in the state. The Madhya Pradesh government has made a decision to not screen Sanjay Leela Bhansali's film Padmavati in the state.
The absence of a USB-C port - the Honor 7X gets microUSB instead - feels backward, and there's no waterproofing either. Over at the front, there's a single 13MP camera which is a slight bump over the 8MP unit on the Mate 10 series.
The stars worked together on " Lady Marmalade " and reportedly fought over who would get the best verse of the song. This August, P!nk shut down any Aguilera hate surrounding her VMA Vanguard Award win, tweeting "I [heart] Xtina".
Glenn played three seasons at Ohio State before being the No. 7 pick in the 1996 NFL Draft to the New England Patriots . Here's how some of Glenn's former teammates - as well as many, many fans - chose to pay tribute to the former star.
Bruce Arians reverses course, says he's not to blame for loss
According to various sources, Arizona Cardinals coach Bruce Arians has named Gabbert the starter of Week 12's upcoming matchup. The Texans (3-6) will start Tom Savage , but he didn't perform well during the 33-7 loss to the Los Angeles Rams in Week 10.
Rohingya activist: Suu Kyi is denying our existence
The speech comes as her country is accused of violently pushing out hundreds of thousands of unwanted Rohingya Muslims. The Japanese government will provide food and everyday goods to about 800,000 refugees through the U.N.
Sonia, Rahul condole demise of PR Dasmunsi
He was admitted to Calcutta's Apollo Gleneagles hospital where he underwent angioplasty to unblock two blood vessels. Priya Ranjan Dasmunsi is survived by his wife Deepa Dasmunsi and son Priyadeep Dasmuni.
Baker Mayfield Reprimanded For Kansas Game Antics
Mayfield said he was caught up in the scrappy game, one in which Jayhawk players hit him late and refused to shake hands pregame. Riley was emotional in his weekly press conference when discussing his decision. "I talk about being a competitive player".